Counselling in Glenrothes

Photo of Deborah K Cooper - Help To Heal Counselling and Supervision Services., MBABCP, Counsellor
Help To Heal Counselling and Supervision Services.
Counsellor, MBABCP
Verified Verified
Glenrothes KY6  (Online Only)
I am a BACP Accredited Humanistic Integrative Counsellor and have worked with young and adult clients for some time. Being an Integrative Counsellor means I draw upon several different theories, so I may offer a seamless and tailor made approach for each individual client. I have full Indemnity Insurance and take monthly supervision for both my Online and telephone services. Working with clients is my passion, I am able to offer a space where the client can be free to express themselves without judgement or pressure. I take great care to maintain my client's confidentiality at all times and adhere to the BACP's ethical framework.
I am a BACP Accredited Humanistic Integrative Counsellor and have worked with young and adult clients for some time. Being an Integrative Counsellor means I draw upon several different theories, so I may offer a seamless and tailor made approach for each individual client. I have full Indemnity Insurance and take monthly supervision for both my Online and telephone services. Working with clients is my passion, I am able to offer a space where the client can be free to express themselves without judgement or pressure. I take great care to maintain my client's confidentiality at all times and adhere to the BACP's ethical framework.
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Photo of Pauline Fielmar - RamLeaf Counselling and Psychotherapy, MNCPS Acc., Counsellor
RamLeaf Counselling and Psychotherapy
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Glenrothes KY6
Life often presents us with unexpected problems, often leaving us feeling distressed and overwhelmed. Whether you're dealing with depression, anxiety, relationship issues, the impact of trauma, the weight of sorrow or loss, or want to build a deeper self-understanding and purpose, my approach is personalised to your specific needs. My values hold a strong focus on the therapeutic relationship, believing that a genuine, caring, safe, trusting, and compassionate connection is the foundation for effective growth in therapy. The goal is to help you develop a greater self-understanding and empower you to make decisions.
Life often presents us with unexpected problems, often leaving us feeling distressed and overwhelmed. Whether you're dealing with depression, anxiety, relationship issues, the impact of trauma, the weight of sorrow or loss, or want to build a deeper self-understanding and purpose, my approach is personalised to your specific needs. My values hold a strong focus on the therapeutic relationship, believing that a genuine, caring, safe, trusting, and compassionate connection is the foundation for effective growth in therapy. The goal is to help you develop a greater self-understanding and empower you to make decisions.
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Photo of Lisa Campbell, MSc, MBACP, Psychotherapist
Lisa Campbell
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP
Verified Verified
Glenrothes KY7  (Online Only)
I’ll help you make connections to understand current and past experiences. I can bring different perspectives to your situation and help identify ways of coping. I will tailor therapy to your unique needs and preferences, acknowledging your individuality, strengths, and experiences. Most of my experience has been working with people who have experienced abuse, trauma, neglect, discrimination, or adversity. I’ve listened to and supported them in understanding their feelings, improving self-belief, feeling less anxious, improving their mood, finding ways to relax, asserting boundaries, and doing the things they’ve held back from.
I’ll help you make connections to understand current and past experiences. I can bring different perspectives to your situation and help identify ways of coping. I will tailor therapy to your unique needs and preferences, acknowledging your individuality, strengths, and experiences. Most of my experience has been working with people who have experienced abuse, trauma, neglect, discrimination, or adversity. I’ve listened to and supported them in understanding their feelings, improving self-belief, feeling less anxious, improving their mood, finding ways to relax, asserting boundaries, and doing the things they’ve held back from.
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New Beginnings Counselling
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Glenrothes KY6
Taking that first step looking for help is brave and daunting. I am here to provide a safe space to listen without judgment to your thoughts and feelings. Life is messy and difficult and can feel like you are trapped in a cycle that’s doesn’t stop. This can be so difficult and that’s ok, you are human. You will be heard and I am here to walk along side you.
Taking that first step looking for help is brave and daunting. I am here to provide a safe space to listen without judgment to your thoughts and feelings. Life is messy and difficult and can feel like you are trapped in a cycle that’s doesn’t stop. This can be so difficult and that’s ok, you are human. You will be heard and I am here to walk along side you.
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Photo of Jackie Hamilton - Journey Counselling & Wellbeing, MBACP, Counsellor
Journey Counselling & Wellbeing
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Glenrothes KY6
I have experience of working with clients who have experienced anxiety, trauma, flashbacks, depression, work issues, relationship issues, personal growth issues, acceptance, gender based issues, anger, where you feel events from the past are holding you back, confusion, feelings of overwhelm, panic attacks, suicidal thoughts, eating issues, financial issues, difficulty in making decisions, gender, sadness & isolation issues, feeling empty, divorce, stress, sexual assault, dissociation, sexual abuse, domestic abuse, worry, low self-esteem and lack of confidence. For counsellors looking for Supervision, I am a qualified Supervisor.
I have experience of working with clients who have experienced anxiety, trauma, flashbacks, depression, work issues, relationship issues, personal growth issues, acceptance, gender based issues, anger, where you feel events from the past are holding you back, confusion, feelings of overwhelm, panic attacks, suicidal thoughts, eating issues, financial issues, difficulty in making decisions, gender, sadness & isolation issues, feeling empty, divorce, stress, sexual assault, dissociation, sexual abuse, domestic abuse, worry, low self-esteem and lack of confidence. For counsellors looking for Supervision, I am a qualified Supervisor.
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Photo of Kelly Buick, DCounsPsych, MBACP, Counsellor
Kelly Buick
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, MBACP
Verified Verified
Glenrothes KY6
I know life can throw unexpected ups and downs at you. In our sessions, we will explore how you can build resilience and turn a page on what no longer feels helpful or fulfilling for you. Whatever you would like to work on, we will work together to identify what you need from therapy, tailoring your counselling sessions to you. I believe you are the expert in your life and with my knowledge of Counselling and Psychotherapy I can support you in achieving your goals. I know reaching out for help can feel difficult or overwhelming. I aim to offer a safe, confidential space to explore yourself, free of judgement.
I know life can throw unexpected ups and downs at you. In our sessions, we will explore how you can build resilience and turn a page on what no longer feels helpful or fulfilling for you. Whatever you would like to work on, we will work together to identify what you need from therapy, tailoring your counselling sessions to you. I believe you are the expert in your life and with my knowledge of Counselling and Psychotherapy I can support you in achieving your goals. I know reaching out for help can feel difficult or overwhelming. I aim to offer a safe, confidential space to explore yourself, free of judgement.
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Photo of Katy Mitchell, HCPC - Clin. Psych., Psychologist
Katy Mitchell
Psychologist, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Glenrothes KY7
Every person is different, which means every treatment will be different too. I provide a range of psychological therapies that will be tailored to meet your needs. I work with adults of all ages and backgrounds. Difficulties I work with include (but are not limited to): depression, anxiety, stress (including work, academic, or general life stress), loss and bereavement, panic, OCD, anger, trauma, life changes (e.g. birth, retirement, relationship ending), sexual difficulties, eating disorders, health anxiety, low self-esteem, relationship difficulties, and desire for personal development.
Every person is different, which means every treatment will be different too. I provide a range of psychological therapies that will be tailored to meet your needs. I work with adults of all ages and backgrounds. Difficulties I work with include (but are not limited to): depression, anxiety, stress (including work, academic, or general life stress), loss and bereavement, panic, OCD, anger, trauma, life changes (e.g. birth, retirement, relationship ending), sexual difficulties, eating disorders, health anxiety, low self-esteem, relationship difficulties, and desire for personal development.
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Photo of Tracey Hutcheon, MSc, MBACP, Counsellor
Tracey Hutcheon
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
Verified Verified
Glenrothes KY6
Welcome, I am a qualified Pluralistic and Psychotherapist counsellor. I offer a warm, caring and genuine space, ensuring that my clients have a physical and emotional ‘space’ to be heard and understood and their needs met. Being an experienced pluralistic therapist, I know that different people are helped by different therapeutic methods and activities at different times. Whatever difficulties you are facing at the moment, having someone to listen and help you understand your problems can make things feel more manageable.
Welcome, I am a qualified Pluralistic and Psychotherapist counsellor. I offer a warm, caring and genuine space, ensuring that my clients have a physical and emotional ‘space’ to be heard and understood and their needs met. Being an experienced pluralistic therapist, I know that different people are helped by different therapeutic methods and activities at different times. Whatever difficulties you are facing at the moment, having someone to listen and help you understand your problems can make things feel more manageable.
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Photo of Susan Hollins - Susan Hollins Counselling, Counsellor
Susan Hollins Counselling
Counsellor
Verified Verified
Glenrothes KY6
How to describe the massive impact of loss and grief on our hearts, minds and daily life? The weight, chaos and turmoil of grief is a common experience which plays out uniquely in each of us. We lose interest in just about everything; nothing seems to matter. We're often frightened, wondering whether how we feel today we'll still be feeling in the distant future. We're often angry, intolerant of others. We seek so many reassurances... We don't want to let go of our grief because it's connected powerfully to the one we love and miss. How can we learn to let grief share our life? How can we understand it? How can we keep afloat?
How to describe the massive impact of loss and grief on our hearts, minds and daily life? The weight, chaos and turmoil of grief is a common experience which plays out uniquely in each of us. We lose interest in just about everything; nothing seems to matter. We're often frightened, wondering whether how we feel today we'll still be feeling in the distant future. We're often angry, intolerant of others. We seek so many reassurances... We don't want to let go of our grief because it's connected powerfully to the one we love and miss. How can we learn to let grief share our life? How can we understand it? How can we keep afloat?
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Photo of Mairi McAllister, DCounsPsych, MBACP, Counsellor
Mairi McAllister
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, MBACP
Verified Verified
Glenrothes KY6
I specialise in working with people who are struggling with issues that may be the result of Trauma, some traumas are very obvious like domestic abuse, sexual assault, neglect, serving in the armed forces or experiencing a serious event like a car crash. As a result you may have PTSD/cPTSD, anxiety, depression etc. Sometimes though its what we didn't have that's the problem, attention, a person you could talk to about difficult things, encouragement and support. If you didn't you may struggle with confidence, self esteem, relationships and parenting. Your not alone, most of us have things we would benefit from talking about.
I specialise in working with people who are struggling with issues that may be the result of Trauma, some traumas are very obvious like domestic abuse, sexual assault, neglect, serving in the armed forces or experiencing a serious event like a car crash. As a result you may have PTSD/cPTSD, anxiety, depression etc. Sometimes though its what we didn't have that's the problem, attention, a person you could talk to about difficult things, encouragement and support. If you didn't you may struggle with confidence, self esteem, relationships and parenting. Your not alone, most of us have things we would benefit from talking about.
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Photo of Charlene Todd, MBACP, Counsellor
Charlene Todd
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Glenrothes KY7
I understand the nature of suffering and the pain this brings to people’s lives. No matter what’s going on and what has brought you to this point, please know that with support, these elements can be healed and even transformed. You may be facing a variety of issues, such as loss, grief, stress, Trauma, Addiction, shame Anxiety, low self-esteem, behavioral difficulties, obsessive thoughts, and loneliness. Together, we can work on strategies and techniques that can ease your symptoms by allowing you to address the root causes of pain, work through any uncertainties, find meaning and build a purposeful life.
I understand the nature of suffering and the pain this brings to people’s lives. No matter what’s going on and what has brought you to this point, please know that with support, these elements can be healed and even transformed. You may be facing a variety of issues, such as loss, grief, stress, Trauma, Addiction, shame Anxiety, low self-esteem, behavioral difficulties, obsessive thoughts, and loneliness. Together, we can work on strategies and techniques that can ease your symptoms by allowing you to address the root causes of pain, work through any uncertainties, find meaning and build a purposeful life.
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Photo of Angela Peterson, DCounsPsych, MBACP, Counsellor
Angela Peterson
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, MBACP
Verified Verified
Kinross KY13
I specialise in supporting adults who are feeling overwhelmed. Stress can happen with a sudden change such as bereavement, job loss or relationship ending. It can also build with an increase in responsibilities. There can be times when life is quiet, giving you time to remember difficult past events. These memories can be troubling and make everyday life difficult. Overwhelm can show up as anxiety, low mood, avoiding things you used to enjoy. Perhaps work is too much now, or you find you are drinking/eating more than usual. Your sleep pattern may have changed. Effective help is here now.
I specialise in supporting adults who are feeling overwhelmed. Stress can happen with a sudden change such as bereavement, job loss or relationship ending. It can also build with an increase in responsibilities. There can be times when life is quiet, giving you time to remember difficult past events. These memories can be troubling and make everyday life difficult. Overwhelm can show up as anxiety, low mood, avoiding things you used to enjoy. Perhaps work is too much now, or you find you are drinking/eating more than usual. Your sleep pattern may have changed. Effective help is here now.
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Photo of Sarah Reid Barnett, MBACP, Counsellor
Sarah Reid Barnett
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Cupar KY15
There are many points in life when we feels cast adrift, unsure of how we feel or why we feel it. Unsure of how to move forward from our past or even from our present. Much of my work revolves around these moments, supporting my clients to find the right way forward. I work in an integrative, trauma informed way which allows me to tailor the way we work together and hold a compassionate safe space to collaborate within. I believe connection is a core human need and that no one should feel alone with their problems.
There are many points in life when we feels cast adrift, unsure of how we feel or why we feel it. Unsure of how to move forward from our past or even from our present. Much of my work revolves around these moments, supporting my clients to find the right way forward. I work in an integrative, trauma informed way which allows me to tailor the way we work together and hold a compassionate safe space to collaborate within. I believe connection is a core human need and that no one should feel alone with their problems.
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Photo of Paula Benhaddad, MCOSCA, Counsellor
Paula Benhaddad
Counsellor, MCOSCA
Verified Verified
Auchtermuchty KY14
I am an experienced counsellor working with people of all ages, to help them towards finding a more fulfilling way of life. I know it is a big step to reach out and seek support. Sometimes even the strongest people need help to work through life’s more challenging problems. You may feel stuck. Like you are swimming through a sea of treacle, and not getting anywhere fast! Whether you struggle with, anxiety, depression, self-esteem or any other issues, therapy can help - it is an opportunity to learn more about yourself and get support in living a life that aligns more closely with what is important to you.
I am an experienced counsellor working with people of all ages, to help them towards finding a more fulfilling way of life. I know it is a big step to reach out and seek support. Sometimes even the strongest people need help to work through life’s more challenging problems. You may feel stuck. Like you are swimming through a sea of treacle, and not getting anywhere fast! Whether you struggle with, anxiety, depression, self-esteem or any other issues, therapy can help - it is an opportunity to learn more about yourself and get support in living a life that aligns more closely with what is important to you.
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Photo of Dr Kathryn Quinn, PsychD, CPsychol, Psychologist
Dr Kathryn Quinn
Psychologist, PsychD, CPsychol
Verified Verified
Kirkcaldy KY1
I am an experienced Clinical Psychologist with a proven track record of clinical effectiveness. I run an established and successful private practice, and offer a choice of both online or face-to-face appointments ensuring that my client's needs are at the forefront of all that I do. If you would like to discuss your situation further, or book an initial consultation, I would be delighted to hear from you.
I am an experienced Clinical Psychologist with a proven track record of clinical effectiveness. I run an established and successful private practice, and offer a choice of both online or face-to-face appointments ensuring that my client's needs are at the forefront of all that I do. If you would like to discuss your situation further, or book an initial consultation, I would be delighted to hear from you.
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Photo of Susan Ballingall, COSRT General, Counsellor
Susan Ballingall
Counsellor, COSRT General
Verified Verified
Cowdenbeath KY4
Sometimes we can feel sad, overwhelmed and stuck. We might not always know the reasons why, but we do know that we don’t want to stay feeling like this. Friends and family are not always available or the best people to speak with to get unbiased support. It may be a past trauma, a difficult childhood, an unhappy relationship, stress / anxiety / depression or bereavement & loss. You may have an ok or good relationship that you would like to make better, to understand your partner or be understood. You may be considering leaving your relationship but are not sure how to.
Sometimes we can feel sad, overwhelmed and stuck. We might not always know the reasons why, but we do know that we don’t want to stay feeling like this. Friends and family are not always available or the best people to speak with to get unbiased support. It may be a past trauma, a difficult childhood, an unhappy relationship, stress / anxiety / depression or bereavement & loss. You may have an ok or good relationship that you would like to make better, to understand your partner or be understood. You may be considering leaving your relationship but are not sure how to.
01383 665791 View 01383 665791
Photo of Louise Jane Woodward, DCounsPsych, MCOSCA, Counsellor
Louise Jane Woodward
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, MCOSCA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Cupar KY15
Do you find yourself feeling disconnected, lost, or struggling with your sense of identity after a traumatic experience? Trauma can often lead to a profound sense of disconnection from oneself. Together, we'll explore different techniques, empowering you to reconnect with your true identity, rediscover your strengths, and reclaim your sense of self. Not all emotions or experiences can be easily put into words. I incorporate creative methods to explore emotions, thoughts, and experiences in a non-verbal way, fostering a deeper understanding and facilitating healing.
Do you find yourself feeling disconnected, lost, or struggling with your sense of identity after a traumatic experience? Trauma can often lead to a profound sense of disconnection from oneself. Together, we'll explore different techniques, empowering you to reconnect with your true identity, rediscover your strengths, and reclaim your sense of self. Not all emotions or experiences can be easily put into words. I incorporate creative methods to explore emotions, thoughts, and experiences in a non-verbal way, fostering a deeper understanding and facilitating healing.
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Photo of Sam Roger, MCOSCA, Counsellor
Sam Roger
Counsellor, MCOSCA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Kinross KY13
Life will often fill up with unexpected twists and turns - does this sometimes leave you feeling somewhat lost and unsure. Are you considering therapy as a way to navigate through these times? Have you thought of a different way of doing therapy? I am a walk and talk therapist, where therapy isn't just about talking. It's about taking a walk, experiencing the nature around you while delving into your thoughts and emotions. Picture this: instead of confining our conversations to four walls, we take them to the great outdoors with walk and talk therapy.
Life will often fill up with unexpected twists and turns - does this sometimes leave you feeling somewhat lost and unsure. Are you considering therapy as a way to navigate through these times? Have you thought of a different way of doing therapy? I am a walk and talk therapist, where therapy isn't just about talking. It's about taking a walk, experiencing the nature around you while delving into your thoughts and emotions. Picture this: instead of confining our conversations to four walls, we take them to the great outdoors with walk and talk therapy.
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Photo of Gabriele Razmute, MBACP, Counsellor
Gabriele Razmute
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Kirkcaldy KY2  (Online Only)
“Whoever you are, no matter how lonely, the world offers itself to your imagination, calls to you like the wild geese, harsh and exciting – over and over announcing your place in the family of things" (Mary Oliver). Sometimes when difficult feelings takes over us it can be hard to hear that song of the world which brings a sense of belonging. Have you been struggling in your life? Let’s have a chat and see if we can resolve it together!
“Whoever you are, no matter how lonely, the world offers itself to your imagination, calls to you like the wild geese, harsh and exciting – over and over announcing your place in the family of things" (Mary Oliver). Sometimes when difficult feelings takes over us it can be hard to hear that song of the world which brings a sense of belonging. Have you been struggling in your life? Let’s have a chat and see if we can resolve it together!
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Photo of Magda Gould, MNCPS Acc., Counsellor
Magda Gould
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Cupar KY15
St Andrews-based counsellor and trauma therapist. I am an accredited member of the National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society, and I work with adults and older children (11+). I offer a safe and non-judgemental space to explore whatever may bring you to therapy.
St Andrews-based counsellor and trauma therapist. I am an accredited member of the National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society, and I work with adults and older children (11+). I offer a safe and non-judgemental space to explore whatever may bring you to therapy.
01334 237270 View 01334 237270

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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in Glenrothes

10+

Average cost per session

£50

Counsellors in Glenrothes who prioritize treating:

100% Depression
100% Anxiety
100% Trauma and PTSD
100% Self Esteem
91% Relationship Issues
91% Bereavement
82% Domestic Abuse

Average years in practice

6 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

50% Any/Out-of-network Insurance
50% Aviva
50% Bupa

How Counsellors in Glenrothes see their clients

82% In Person and Online
18% Online Only

Gender breakdown

100% Female
FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Glenrothes?

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Is everyone in the Psychology Today Therapy Directory a licensed therapist?

Counsellors and Psychotherapists listed in the directory are members of the main professional associations, mainly the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and the UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP). Most Psychologists in the directory are accredited members of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and/or are registered in the Health and Care Professions Council (HPCP).

Providers whose professional membership or primary credential has been verified by Psychology Today are signified by a “Verified” symbol. Given that professional memberships are not a statutory requirement for psychotherapists and counsellors in the UK, certain qualified professionals or organisations may choose not to maintain such memberships despite possessing the necessary qualifications. They may be selectively included without the “Verified” seal.

What’s the difference between a psychologist, a therapist, and a counsellor?

Counsellors, psychotherapists and psychologists can all provide counselling or talking therapy and have credentials and experience that enable them to do so in the UK. Psychologists have earned a degree in psychology and many are members of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and have completed a postgraduate qualification in a specialism. Counsellors and Psychotherapists are not required to have a psychology degree, but to belong to a professional organisation such as the BACP or UKCP, they are required to have completed a training course as well as clinical and supervision hours.

What type of therapy is right for me?

The type of therapy best suited to a particular individual depends on several factors, including their primary reason for seeking therapy, their preferred timeline (some therapy types last for a set number of sessions, while others are open-ended), and their personality and preferences—some may prefer a more structured approach. For many individuals, multiple types of therapy could provide a good fit.

How much does therapy cost?

The cost of therapy depends on a number of variables, including location and the therapist’s experience and training. On average, a therapy session in the UK could be between £30 - £60 when seeing a counsellor and £60 - £150 and up when seeing a clinical psychologist. If you have private insurance, your plan may cover some if not all of your sessions. You should contact your insurance provider to determine if they provide coverage for therapy sessions and to determine what, if any, requirements they might have in order for your sessions to be covered, such as a referral from your GP or medical specialist.

What are more affordable or low cost therapy solutions?

Many therapists offer sliding scale payments, usually on a limited number of slots, which consists in an agreement between the therapist and a client to pay a reduced rate. Therapists who provide such arrangements often consider the client's income or ability to pay, but the extent of the discount is ultimately at the therapist's discretion. Furthermore, while group therapy may have different goals and benefits compared to individual therapy, it can be a more affordable solution to address certain types of issues.

If you are struggling to access therapy due to budget constraints, you could also consider public funded mental health services. The NHS Talking therapies programme offers free of charge counselling for common mental health problems like anxiety and depression. The service is available to anyone registered with a GP, though you do not necessarily need to be referred by your GP and can refer yourself directly to a Talking therapies service. The service will provide different solutions, including group and individual therapy, for a limited number of sessions which are generally up to six.

Is online therapy cheaper than in-person therapy?

Many therapists charge the same amount for online therapy as they do for in-person therapy—though clients may still find this cost-effective if it cuts down on their transportation costs. Health insurance plans often offer equivalent coverage for online and in-person therapy; indeed, in many places, they are legally required to do so. Text-based or on-demand therapy apps may be cheaper than traditional one-on-one psychotherapy; however, the practice may be less effective and is not likely to be covered by insurance.

Is online therapy a good option?

Therapy conducted online can be just as effective as in-person therapy, as long as there is a strong alliance between the client and the therapist. To find a therapist who provides telehealth services to clients in your area, click “Online Therapy” on the directory homepage and search by your city or town or your postcode.

Are therapy sessions confidential?

Therapists who are part of a professional organisation such as the BACP, the UKCP, or BPS are bound by an ethical framework that requires them to uphold a confidentiality agreement. Confidentiality is a crucial part of the therapeutic relationship and only under specific circumstances, such as when there has been participation in a criminal act or act of terror, or if there is potential or known harm to the client or others, will a therapist be obligated to break the agreement. These exceptions to the confidentiality agreement are usually discussed during the initial consultation.